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Page 79 of Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



CPA Legislator Cuts Red Tape on Small Business in Texas

PLANO, Texas, March 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE — The Texas Association of CPAs (TACPA), supports effort to reduce burdensome regulations in Texas. State Representative Phil Stephenson, CPA, recently filed two bills affecting CPAs and small businesses in Texas. The first bill, H.B. 1756, exempts from the state’s mandatory peer review program, CPAs who only prepare financial statements for small businesses.

ProSource Names Kathryn Kendell as Vice President of Marketing

CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ProSource, the tri-state leader in business solutions for copying, printing, automation and improving mission critical business processes, is pleased to announce the addition of Kathryn Kendell to its executive team as Vice President of Marketing.

Buy American: USA Coffee Company Launches Custom Label Program

PLANTATION, Fla., March 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying American is a trend that is here to stay and USA Coffee Company stands behind the sentiment one hundred percent. All of its coffee is 100 percent Hawaiian-grown and now it’s excited to offer a new custom label program, ‘Our coffee, your custom labels.’

WomenLEAD, Inc announced today their Partnership with Sheryl Sandberg’s LeanIn

BOSTON, Mass., March 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WomenLEAD, Inc announced today their partnership with Sandberg’s LeanIn to revolutionize mentorship with a powerful woman-to-women online network. Boston-based WomenLEAD is committed to disrupting and revolutionizing the career mentorship model with an online network and personal advisory board platform, for women by women.

Orange Leap Signs JMT Consulting Group As Authorized Partner

DALLAS, Texas, March 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap announced today that JMT Consulting Group, a leading national software and service provider, has been authorized as a reseller of the Orange Leap cloud-based Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software solution.

Hi-Desert Medical Center Meets Staffing Needs with Help from The Workforce Investment Board

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — By leveraging the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County’s On-the-Job Training program, the Hi-Desert Medical Center has recently added six full-time registered nurses and saved $25,000 in hiring and training costs.

Riverview Financial Corporation and Union Bancorp, Inc. Announce Definitive Agreement and Plan of Consolidation

MARYSVILLE, Pa., March 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riverview Financial Corporation (‘Riverview’) (OTCQB: RIVE), the holding company for Riverview Bank, and Union Bancorp, Inc. (‘Union’) (OTCQB: UBPT), the holding company for Union Bank and Trust Company, jointly announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement to consolidate their respective holding companies and merge their bank subsidiaries.

1000th Single Family Residence Purchased by Citivest Inc.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Citivest Inc., a leading full service real estate investment company, has recently purchased its one thousandth single family residence (SFR) for its short term flip and long term rental property investment program.

Tallahassee Moving Company Recognized by Nationwide Hunger Relief Non-Profit: AMWAT Moving and Storage Honored as Mover of the Year

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a nationwide hunger relief organization, is proud to announce that AMWAT Moving and Storage of Tallahassee is the recipient of the Mover of the Year Award for 2012.

Sterling McGregor joins Dealpoint Merrill as Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dealpoint Merrill (subsidiary of The Merrill Group of Companies), a regional owner and operator of ‘value added’ adaptive reuse properties, retail conversions and investments, is proud to announce Sterling McGregor has joined the company as Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer.

Global DMS Celebrates Ten Year Anniversary

LANSDALE, Pa., March 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, the leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, today announced the celebration of its tenth anniversary in business. The Global DMS name was officially formed in 2003 and the company has remained dedicated to the mortgage banking industry and appraisal management space since its inception.

AMT Datasouth Introduces the Documax 5380 SDM Printer

CAMARILLO, Calif., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMT Datasouth Corporation is pleased to introduce the new Documax(R) 5380 narrow carriage (80 column), serial-dot-matrix (SDM) printer. The Documax 5380 is the latest printer to carry the storied Documax badge. It features the latest technology in motors, drivers and electronics. The Documax 5380 sets a new standard for cost of ownership and reliability.

iFOS is Seeking External Application Reviewers for CDFI Fund and NMTC Programs for Fiscal Year 2013

CLARKSVILLE, Md., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS(R)) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program), Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) and New Market Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program).

Global DMS and MortgageFlex Partner to Integrate Platforms

LANSDALE, Pa., March 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, the leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, and MortgageFlex Systems, an established technology provider of mortgage loan software, announced that its eTrac Enterprise platform is integrated with MortgageFlex’s loan origination system (LOS), LoanQuest. The integration is bi-directional and completely streamlines data exchange and facilitates ease of communication between the two platforms.

EPIC adds Derek Thomas as Chief Strategy Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Derek Thomas as Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Principal. Thomas brings to EPIC more than 25 years of progressive experience and leadership within insurance companies, brokerage firms, Internet and e-commerce companies, as well as the non-profit sector.

CONIX Introduces Risk Detective for Mitigation of RDC and Mobile Deposit Risks

MANCHESTER, Vt., Feb. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CONIX Systems, Inc. (CONIX) is introducing its Risk Detective(TM) solution for real time scoring of client eligibility in support of financial institutions’ risk management strategies. Challenged to comply efficiently with FFIEC guidelines and to mitigate the risk associated with the expansion of payment options, financial institutions must carefully target the marketing and availability of these products only to customers who have been properly vetted.

Trustmark National Bank Selects CONIX Systems’ Fraud Detective

MANCHESTER, Vt., Feb. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CONIX Systems, Inc. (CONIX), a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry, is pleased to announce that Trustmark National Bank (Trustmark) will add Fraud Detective(R) to the bank’s payment processing operation. Trustmark, with approximately 220 branch locations in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas, is a subsidiary of Trustmark Corp (NASDAQ:TRMK).

Mountain Home Care Celebrates 10 Year Record of Service, Commitment to Home and Geriatric Care

ARDEN, N.C., Feb. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When self-described ‘worker bee’ Lana Wilde became an empty nester, she turned her open heart and gift for volunteer care giving into a one-of-a-kind family business. Ten years later, Mountain Home Care celebrates a decade of quality care offered in service to other western North Carolina families who need a helping hand during an extended illness.

Interthinx National Mortgage Fraud Risk Index Now at Highest Level since 2009

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interthinx, a leading provider of comprehensive risk mitigation solutions for the financial services industry, has released its quarterly ‘Mortgage Fraud Risk Report,’ covering data collected in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Laboratory Supply Distributors Corp. Unveils New Product Catalog

MILLVILLE, N.J., Feb. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laboratory Supply Distributors Corp., a provider of diverse products for the chromatography, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and environmental industries, this week announced the launch of its 2013 catalog. It showcases many new products for the life science and biotechnology markets.

New Patented Dual-Purpose Surf Sak Adjustable Clothes Changing Invention Now Available in Surf Shops

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Surf Sak (www.surfsak.com) from Seth Schiller Enterprises is the first compact dual-purpose adjustable clothes changing invention made with 100 percent waterproof-nylon material that allows all who ‘towel-change’ at the beach, to do so without the need of a towel.

How to Differentiate a Good and a Bad Software Development Company

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘When it comes to traits of good developers (be it individuals or companies), a number of rather trivial things is often mentioned,’ says Oleg Lola, founder of MobiDev Corporation. ‘Even more qualities are too vague, stated without any explanations or comments. Having gathered opinions, we outlined the main distinctions. Here are some tips that might help business or product owners discern a software development company that values reputation and trust.’

PowerGuard’s Mike McMullen named 2013 ‘Power Broker’

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services announced today that Risk and Insurance Magazine has recognized managing principal Mike McMullen as one of 2013’s alternative energy ‘Power Brokers.’ McMullen was chosen as a Power Broker for his groundbreaking presentation of risk to the alternative energy market, dedication to providing innovative risk transfer solutions, and superior client service.

Interthinx White Paper on Retail Loan Portfolio Stress Testing Offers Best Practices

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Predictive Analytics group at Interthinx announced today the availability of a white paper outlining its recommendations for conducting stress testing on retail lending portfolios. The white paper, ‘A Proven Approach to Stress Testing Consumer Loan Portfolios,’ details the measurements, data sets, and procedures needed to develop more sophisticated economic models to assist lenders in meeting stress-testing requirements.

Safety First, Then Jobs for Northwest Pipe

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Employees of Northwest Pipe, a leading manufacturer of welded steel pipe, have completed the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (SBCWIB) process improvement program. Completion of this program has done more than increase employee productivity and safety, it has created new jobs.

U.K. Marriage Visa Process: UKBA Immigration Backlog Causes Significant Delays

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marriage Visa Help, a global immigration consultancy specializing exclusively in family immigration with an emphasis on fiancee, partner and marriage visas, today announced that postal U.K. marriage visa applications made inside the U.K. can take up to 8 – 10 months to be processed by the UK Border Agency.

Patent Pending Moulding and Trim Quick Release System Solves Age-Old Dilemma

FLAT ROCK, Mich., Feb. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inventors Tom and Martin Bottorff announced this week that they have filed a patent for a product called the TMB Moulding/Trim Quick Release System (patent application number: 13459229; patent publication number: US20120272610A1).

Neotrope Extends Deadline for 2013 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grants for Worthy Causes

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope CEO Christopher L. Simmons announced a two week extension to today’s deadline for worthy causes to apply for the company’s annual Non-Profit PR Grants for 2013; the new deadline will be Feb. 28 at close of business.

EPIC adds Principal George Descalso in San Mateo: California’s Fastest Growing Brokerage Continues to Attract Top Talent

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added George Descalso as a property and casualty insurance producer and principal in its San Mateo office. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Descalso’s insurance career spans 30 years. He brings extensive knowledge of risk management, property and liability insurance and the insurance marketplace to EPIC.

Truebridge Acquires Bank-Brokerage Consulting Firm

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Truebridge, Inc., a Boston-based financial services marketing firm for banks and credit unions, has acquired American Brokerage Consultants of St. Petersburg, Florida. The announcement was made today by Stewart Rose, CEO of Truebridge.